Francis Liang - Admin
CHP PRESS CONFERENCE SUMMARY
September 7th, 2020
Updated at 5:08pm
Dr. Chuang of CHP announced as of midnight last night there were 11 newly confirmed cases in total (4880-4890)
10 are local cases, out of which 6 have links to previous cases and 4 have no identifiable sources.
1 cases is imported from Philippines.
Out of the 10 local cases tested positive today 5 were found positive from the community testing program.
There are currently less than 10 preliminary cases reported by Dr. Chuang on September 7th.
As of 9:00am on September 7th 2020
Patients in hospital: 229 in 19 hospitals (Including AsiaWorld Expo)
Patients in critical condition: 20
Patients in serious condition: 16
Patients discharged: 13
Deaths: 97 (4729,3308 and 4726)
Total 1 Person
4883 - Domestic Helper from Philippines.
CASES WITH PREVIOUS LINKS:
Total 6 Persons
Cases 4881, 4884, 4888, 4889, 4890 are a cluster from Transport City Building in Tai Wai. As of today, there are 9 cases related to this building.
4881* - On September 3rd this person went to get tested at a testing center. This person works on the 6th Floor at Transport Building as 4854 and they spoke together in late August.
There are approximately 8 tenants on the same floor and CHP have sent out testing bottles to people in the entire building. Those people working on the same floor will be sent to quarantine.
4884 - This person works in the management office of this building in Tai Wai.
4887 - Relative of a confirmed person. Transferred to hospital from quarantine.
4888 - This is a close contact of 4854 and is being transferred to hospital from quarantine.
4889 - Relative of 4884
4890 - Relative of 4884
CASES WITH NO PREVIOUS LINKS:
Total 4 Persons:
4880* - Female - Works in a Chinese medicine clinic as a pharmacist on Prince Edward Road. CHP has arranged for 30+ colleagues to be tested.
4882* - Retired person - Likes to go to the wet market
4885* - 63 year old male - Works in a Chinese restaurant in Ngau Tau Kok. Lives in Lam Tin.
4886* - Homemaker who went to get tested at a community testing center on September 5th. Lives in Wong Tai Sin and likes to visit the wet market.
PREVIOUS POSITIVE CASE RE-TESTED POSITIVE:
4249 - This person was discharged from hospital on August 29th has been re-tested positive at a community center. Dr. Chuang said on testing shows that the patient gained antibodies for Covid on August 23rd.
*FOUND POSITIVE VIA COMMUNITY TESTING